Accounting Associate Intermediate

at Robert Half in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description We are looking for an Accounts Receivable Clerk in Newark, Delaware, to join our team. This role centres around performing fundamental accounting operations, with a focus on accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliation functions, and customer service. If you have a keen eye for detail and are adept at handling customer inquiries and complaints, this role could be the right fit for you.


- Execute basic accounting functions, including accounts payable and receivable, as well as bank reconciliation tasks.

- Respond to customer inquiries promptly and professionally.

- Investigate and resolve customer problems or complaints.

- Create and edit spreadsheets for tracking and reporting purposes.

- Coordinate with the front office, clients, and operations to identify and raise new counterparty onboarding requests.

- Resolve issues related to the raising and active onboarding of an entity.

- Incorporate new customer reference data into the platform.

- Monitor client’s Credit Approval daily.

- Resolve issues related to incorrect and outdated reference data to ensure information aligns with legal documentation.

- Prepare daily/weekly MIS reporting to track the status of open items and measure risk.

- Investigate customer inquiries in various systems and liaise with internal teams to resolve any differences. Requirements – Proven experience in an Accounts Receivable Clerk role or similar finance position

- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

- Familiarity with Accounts Payable (AP) operations

- Strong customer service skills and ability to handle complaints professionally

- Excellent documentation and reporting skills

- Knowledge of credit procedures and loan administration

- Experience with various monitoring tools

- Ability to perform bank reconciliations and manage spreadsheets

- Strong liaison skills to effectively communicate with internal teams

- Proficient in conducting research analysis and critical thinking

- Familiarity with trading procedures and entity formation

- Proficiency in using MIS (Management Information Systems)

- Experience in onboarding new clients or employees

- Ability to maintain financial records and perform finance related tasks

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Strong organizational and multitasking abilities

- Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field is preferred.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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Job Posting: JC259889220

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 16, 2024

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